Opinions

The Crucible

A complete chemist

Philip Ball celebrates Paul Schleyer’s contributions to scientific discourse, spanning decades and disciplines

In the Pipeline

Progress at the pace of the slowest

Chemistry is rarely the rate-limiting process in getting a drug to market, says Derek Lowe

Editorial

Power to the people

Scientists are harnessing public support to strengthen their political muscle

Comments

Reflections on the REF

Richard Catlow and Graham Hutchings evaluate the state of chemistry research and find it enjoying rude health

Classic Kit

Maiman's laser

Blinded by the light

Organic Matter

Synthesising the midnight oil

A chemical plant on a night shift is just as lively as through the day, says Chemjobber, but for different reasons

Critical Point

It's time to speak up for Europe

Researchers in the UK benefit enormously from their country’s membership of the EU. They need to say so, argues Mark Peplow

Letters

December 2014

All that glitters may be gold-plated



Blog

Christmas Lights – the invention of matches

18 December 2014

Christmas Lights – the invention of matches

Countdown to the 2014 Chemistry World science communication competition

15 December 2014

Countdown to the 2014 Chemistry World science communication competition